Erect clump with short stolons. Stems smooth, shiny or covered lightly with whitish waxy powder. Leaves lance-shaped to oval, with rounded tips, clasping stem. Inflorescence crowded with leaves and flowers. Flowers tiny, pink to rose or white, less than 1/2 in. long. Grows in gravelly places along rivers, in moist scree and other moist places, at mid to high elevations.
- Rarity: Common
- Flowering Time: All Summer
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 1--3 feet
- Habitat: Subalpine, Alpine, Meadow, West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest, Moist Riverbanks
- Found In: Throughout Our Region, Siskiyous, Steens, Wallowas, Mt. Rainier Np, Olympic Np, N Cascades Np
- Native: Yes